AJ Tomas

San Francisco, CA

AJ Tomas joined Touchdown Ventures in 2021.

He is an early-stage investor in 5G edge computing, security, gaming, and the future of work. AJ developed his interest in entrepreneurship at a home appliance software company participating in The University of Chicago, Booth’s New Venture Challenge, and corporate startup accelerator programs. 

Prior to Touchdown, AJ was an Analyst at J.P. Morgan’s investment bank, where he gained transaction experience in strategic and capital markets advisory. As a board member of TechTeam at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, he ideated, organized, and led the inaugural hackathon focused on technology for social good. 

AJ received his B.A. from the University of Chicago, where he studied Economics and History. He brings a global perspective, having grown up in Manila, Los Angeles, and Geneva.

AJ enjoys skiing, hiking, following the Los Angeles Lakers, and brewing coffee.

Favorite Team

Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite Athlete

Kobe Bryant

Favorite Travel Destinations

Mokuleia, Hawaii & Iseltwald, Switzerland